Three cheers for President Obama for showing his mettle in opposition to the Islamic State by holding a conclave in Paris to discuss the weather.
Contrary to critics at Ohio State University, Madison Gesiotto’s op-ed of last month defending black American children killed by abortionists is the very opposite of racist (“The number one killer of black Americans,” Web, Oct. 23). The critics, however, are guilty of age discrimination.
Among the more heartbreaking scandals emerging from the Obama presidency is the widespread loss of public trust in the veracity of what the president and top officials in his administration say to “We the people.”
The concept of ‘political correctness’ is not legitimate. Somehow the term has stuck, as evidenced by its usage in Gerald Walpin’s excellent piece (“The demise of academic freedom,” Web, Nov. 19). Unfortunately, it’s probably here to stay, though, because of common usage.
Having had President Obama in office for almost seven years, the American public should no longer be confused about who the real enemy is. During his reign in office — yes, reign is the correct description of his time in the White House — Mr. Obama has abandoned all the principles that have made this a great nation. Denigrating our democratic friends internationally while coddling the perpetrators of terror, he has destroyed the credibility of our nation and our stated mission.